Ohio Wesleyan University Announces March Public Events

DELAWARE, OH – Ohio Wesleyan University today announced its March lineup of public events. Unless otherwise noted, all events are free of charge. For the latest OWU event information, including schedule updates, visit Events @ OWU

Now through April 1 – Ceramic wall hangings by Carolyn Dulin, OWU Class of 1954; paintings by Randall Tiedman; and “Pride of the Ross,” featuring pieces from OWU’s permanent art collection including artworks from Pablo Picasso and M.C. Escher, in the Richard M. Ross Art Museum, 60 S. Sandusky St. The museum is open Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thursday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; and Sunday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. The museum is handicap-accessible and admission is always free. Call (740) 368-3606 for more information. (Please note: The museum will be closed March 10-18 for mid-semester break.)

Now through April 25 – “A Journey Through the Camera Lens,” featuring photographs by Mohsen Shirzadian, OWU Class of 1983, in the Alumni Gallery in Mowry Alumni Center, 16 Rowland Ave. The Alumni Gallery is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Feb. 20 through March 21 – “Astronomical Pictures at an Exhibition,” featuring images by José Francisco Salgado that capture the awe-inspiring beauty of the cosmos, in Gallery 2001 in Beeghly Library, 43 Rowland Ave. This exhibition is in collaboration with the Central Ohio Symphony. Gallery hours coincide with library hours.

3:15 p.m. March 1 – OWU student recital featuring soprano Samantha Mason with Nathan Chaffee on piano, in Jemison Auditorium in Sanborn Hall, 23 Elizabeth St.

8 p.m. March 2, 3 – The Ohio Wesleyan Department of Theatre & Dance presents “Orchesis 2012,” a contemporary dance concert, on the Main Stage in Chappelear Drama Center, 45 Rowland Ave. Tickets are $10 for general admission; $5 for non-OWU students, senior citizens, and OWU employees; and free for OWU students with a valid ID. Reserve tickets by calling (740) 368-3855 between 9 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays.

8 p.m. March 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30 – Evening programs at Ohio Wesleyan’s Perkins Observatory, 3199 Columbus Pike (U.S. 23), Delaware. Content varies based on sky conditions, but may include a planetarium show, observatory tours, and star gazing with the 32-inch Schottland Telescope. Advance tickets are $8 for adults and $6 for children and senior citizens. Call (740) 363-1257 for reservations.

1 p.m. March 3 – OWU Men’s Lacrosse versus Washington & Jefferson College, at Selby Stadium, 45 S. Henry St. Tickets are $6 for adults, $3 for students. This event will be streamed live at StreamOWU.

4 p.m. March 3 – OWU Women’s Lacrosse versus Olivet College, at Selby Stadium, 45 S. Henry St. Tickets are $6 for adults, $3 for students. This event will be streamed live at StreamOWU.

8 p.m. March 4 – OWU junior composition recital featuring Justin Giarrusso, composer, in Jemison Auditorium in Sanborn Hall, 23 Elizabeth St.

4 p.m. March 7 – OWU Baseball versus Capital University at Littick Field, 199 S. Henry St.

4 p.m. March 7 – OWU Men’s Lacrosse versus St. John Fisher College, at Selby Stadium, 45 S. Henry St. Tickets are $6 for adults, $3 for students. This event will be streamed live at StreamOWU.

8 p.m. March 8 – New Vistas in Astronomy lecture featuring Paul Martini of The Ohio State University discussing “Black Holes for Beginners.” This lecture will be held at the clubhouse of the Delaware Golf Club, 3329 Columbus Pike (U.S. 23), Delaware, and is geared toward adults; tickets are $7. For reservations, call (740) 363-1257.

March 10-18 – Mid-semester break.

6 p.m. March 14 – OWU Men’s Lacrosse versus Trine University, at Selby Stadium, 45 S. Henry St. Tickets are $6 for adults, $3 for students. This event will be streamed live at StreamOWU.

1 p.m. March 17 – OWU Men’s Lacrosse versus Aurora University, at Selby Stadium, 45 S. Henry St. Tickets are $6 for adults, $3 for students. This event will be streamed live at StreamOWU.

1 p.m. March 18 – OWU Women’s Lacrosse against Albion College, at Selby Stadium, 45 S. Henry St. Tickets are $6 for adults, $3 for students. This event will be streamed live at StreamOWU.

4 p.m. March 20 – OWU Women’s Tennis versus Denison University, at Gordon Field House in Branch Rickey Arena, 105 S. Sandusky St.

8 p.m. March 20 – OWU Department of Music faculty recital featuring Mariko Kaneda on piano and David Niwa on violin, in Jemison Auditorium in Sanborn Hall, 23 Elizabeth St.

3:30 p.m. March 21 – OWU Women’s Tennis versus the University of Mt. Union, in Gordon Field House in Branch Rickey Center, 105 S. Sandusky St.

4 p.m. March 21 – OWU Men’s Tennis versus Muskingum University, in Gordon Field House in Branch Rickey Center, 105 S. Sandusky St.

3:30 p.m. March 22 – OWU Women’s Softball versus John Carroll University in a double header, at Margaret Sagan Field, 251 S. Henry St.

4:10 p.m. March 22 – The OWU Science Lecture Series presents George Uetz, Ph.D., of the University of Cincinnati discussing spider behavior, in Room 163 in the Schimmel/Conrades Science Center, 90 S. Henry St.

1 p.m. March 24 – OWU Women’s Softball versus Alma College in a double header, at Margaret Sagan Field, 251 S. Henry St.

3 p.m. March 24 – OWU Women’s Lacrosse versus Trine University, at Selby Stadium, 45 S. Henry St. Tickets are $6 for adults, $3 for students. This event will be streamed live at StreamOWU.

March 25 through April 4 – “All-Student Spring Show,” featuring artworks by Ohio Wesleyan students, in Gallery 2001 in Beeghly Library, 43 Rowland Ave. Gallery hours coincide with library hours.

3:15 p.m. March 25 – OWU Department of Music concert by the Symphonic Wind Ensemble, conducted by Larry Griffin, in Gray Chapel in University Hall, 61 S. Sandusky St.

4 p.m. March 27 – OWU Men’s Baseball versus Marietta College, at Littick Field, 199 S. Henry St.

8 p.m. March 27 – OWU Department of Music concert by the Park Avenue Jazz Ensemble, conducted by Larry Griffin, in Gray Chapel in University Hall, 61 S. Sandusky St.

3:30 p.m. March 28 – OWU Women’s Softball versus Muskingum University in a double header, at Margaret Sagan Field, 251 S. Henry St.

4 p.m. March 29 – OWU Men’s Baseball versus Muskingum University, at Littick Field, 199 S. Henry St.

7 p.m. March 29 – Screening and discussion of “Kony 2012,” a documentary produced by the international nonprofit organization Invisible Children, in Gray Chapel inside University Hall, 61 S. Sandusky. St. Invisible Children seeks to aid the children of Uganda, and the event will include a visit from Tim Fleming, Danielle Discepoli, Katie Yost, Briana Santos, and Richard Olunya of the documentary crew.

8 p.m. March 30- 31 and 2 p.m. April 1 – Spring 2012 Opera Production, directed by Jason Hiester, in Jemison Auditorium in Sanborn Hall, 23 Elizabeth St. Tickets are $10 general admission; $5 for senior citizens and children under 10; free for OWU students and employees.

1 p.m. March 31 – OWU Women’s Softball versus Wittenberg University in a double header, at Margaret Sagan Field, 251 S. Henry St.

1 p.m. March 31 – OWU Men’s Baseball versus Allegheny College in a doubleheader, at Littick Field, 199 S. Henry St.


Ohio Wesleyan University is one of the nation’s premier small, private universities, with more than 90 undergraduate majors, sequences, and courses of study, and 23 NCAA Division III varsity sports. Located in Delaware, Ohio, just minutes north of Ohio’s capital and largest city, Columbus, the university combines a globally focused curriculum with off-campus learning and leadership opportunities that translate classroom theory into real-world practice. OWU’s close-knit community of 1,850 students represents 45 states and 52 countries. Ohio Wesleyan was named to the 2010 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with distinction, is featured in the book “Colleges That Change Lives,” and is included on the “best colleges” lists of U.S. News & World Report and The Princeton Review. Learn more at www.owu.edu.

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